School-to-Apprenticeship
Ohio's Model Pre-Apprenticeship program.
This program is open to seniors, but preparation starts during the junior year. The School-to-Apprenticeship program helps students enter an occupation requiring a high level of skill. Business and education are linked with a formal apprenticeship program approved by the US Department of Labor, Bureau of Apprenticeship, which sets demanding occupational and academic standards.

Students in the School-to-Apprenticeship program can complete up to one year of apprenticeship credit during their senior year. Students learn competencies necessary for entry-level employment in their career area.
  • CNC Technology
  • Carpentry
  • Electrical Trades
  • Environmental Occupations
  • Design and Digital Print Technologies 
  • HVAC/R
  • Ag and Power Technology
  • Welding 
  • Electronics
 
Students are expected to continue their apprenticeship employment and required classroom courses after graduation in order to earn journeyperson’s certification in their career area. A minimum of one hundred forty-four related classroom hours per year and two thousand hours per year of on-the-job training are required to continue eligibility in the program.
Prerequisites
Program Prerequisites for Four Consecutive Quarters:
  • Maintain 95% attendance since enrolling in Upper Valley Career Center program
  • Have a minimum 2.5 grade point average (GPA) and pass all classes during the junior year
  • Be on-track for graduation
  • Have parent/guardian support to participate in the program
  • Demonstrate good citizenship characteristics
  • Follow regulations, demonstrate self-discipline
  • Receive teacher support/references
  • Have reliable transportation to and from work
  • Be interviewed and accepted by an apprenticeship sponsor
Contine Earning and Learning After Graduation
Students are expected to continue their apprenticeship employment and required classroom courses after graduation in order to earn journeyperson’s certification in their career area. A minimum of one hundred forty-four related-classroom hours per year and two-thousand hours per year of on-the-job training are required to continue eligibility in the program.
Meet the Coordinator
Tony Trapp
Coordinator
Apprenticeship and Advanced Placement
937.778.1980, Ext. 724
Fax 937.778.4677
2016/17 Stats
31 Apprentice
 
In the State of Ohio:
15,030 graduated from registered apprenticeship programs in the past 5 years.

An additional 27,902 were registered.

600 million dollars were earned by apprentices each year in Ohio.

43 million dollars in training costs were paid by apprenticeship employers and sponsors each year
Source: Ohio State Apprenticeship Council.
 
Current Apprentice
The following forms must be maintained regularly and turned in to Mr. Trapp as instructed.
 
 
Contact Information

8811 Career Drive, Piqua, Ohio 45356
Phone: 937.778.1980 | Fax: 937.778.4677


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